Chapter 2: Temperature

Finding the Error Activity: Tympanic Temperature

Now you have an opportunity to find errors in measurement techniques. This first activity involves looking at an image.

What error in technique is this healthcare provider making while taking the temperature of an adult client?

The healthcare practitioner is conducting a technique error when measuring tympanic temperature

Figure 2.8: Error while taking the temperature of an adult

Go to the next page for information about the correct technique in measuring tympanic temperature.

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